Monthly Archives: May 2007

What You Missed at the Market

Okay, things are really heating up on Saturdays now. The stone fruit is in full swing and everybody and their mother has showed back up. Here’s what was new or interesting to me this week. Fred and Paula of Savage … Continue reading

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What You Missed at the Market

Today was the first day with stone fruit in abundance. Koz Farms, Apakarian and Vince Iwo all had tables with an assortment of apricots, nectarines, peaches, and even some plums. Vince Iwo had these – the plums are the first … Continue reading

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The Birds and the Fresno Bee

I love the tack Dennis Pollack took on this headline for an article about the great flavor of this year’s stone fruit crop: Birds Give Tree Fruit High Marks.  Perhaps he’s trying to reach the avian market.  It surprises me … Continue reading

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What You Missed at the Market

I arrived at about 9:45 this morning. The parking lot was just chockablock with cars and the market just as much so with people. It was crowded enough that I had to wait just about everywhere, which hasn’t been the … Continue reading

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Tomato Commission Audited

The Fresno Bee’s headline is clever, but the news is ominous for a local produce commission: State Audit Squeezes Tomato Group.

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What You Missed at the Market

The first cherries of the season made their appearance today, courtesy of Michelle at KMK farms. They are the Brooks variety. Mine were gone within an hour of arriving home, and were startlingly good for the first of the season. … Continue reading

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